Engineering Acoustics/Mechanical Modeling of the Ear

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Mechanical Modeling of the Ear[edit]

There are three main parts of the human ear; the Outer, Middle, and Inner ear.

The Middle Ear[edit]

The Middle Ear is an air filled cavity that converts the mechanical energy input from the tympanic membrane into hydraulic energy. The middle ear contains three bones:

Bones of the Middle Ear
Malleus
Incus
Stapes